Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction, First Canadian Ed., 1st edition

  • James H. McMillan
  • Laurie Hellsten
  • Don Klinger

Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction, First Canadian Ed.

ISBN-13:  9780205573462

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Overview

Classroom Assessment provides prospective and current teachers with a concise, non-technical, and practical guide to conducting a full range of high-quality classroom assessments.  It is aimed at building assessment into the instructional process, by focusing on assessment concepts and principles that are essential for effective teacher decision making.

Table of contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 — The Role of Assessment in Teaching

Chapter 2 — Learning Targets and Standards

Chapter 3 — High-Quality Classroom Assessment

Chapter 4 — Assessment before Instruction: Learning About Your Students

Chapter 5 — Formative Assessment: Assessing and Promoting Student Progress during Instruction

Chapter 6 — Objectively Scored Assessments of Knowledge and Simple Understanding: Completion, Short-Answer, and Selected-Response Items

Chapter 7 — Selected Response, Short-Answer and Essay Items: Assessing Deep Understanding and Reasoning

Chapter 8 — Performance Assessments: Assessing Deep Understanding, Reasoning, and Skills

Chapter 9 — Portfolios: Assessing, Understanding, Reasoning, Skills and Products

Chapter 10 — Assessing Affective Traits and Dispositions

Chapter 11 — Assessing Students with Exceptionalities

Chapter 12 — Grading and Reporting Student Performance

Chapter 13 — Administering and Interpreting Standardized Tests

Appendix A — Answers to Self-Instructional Review Tests

Appendix B — The Scope of a Teacher’s Professional Role and Responsibilities for Student Assessment

Appendix C — The Student Evaluation Standards

Glossary

References

Index

Published by Pearson Canada (August 15th 2010) - Copyright © 2011